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Teaching the American Twenties: Exploring the Decade through Literature and Art

Romanticizing Cowboys and Indians

Front cover of A Vaquero of the Brush Country

J. Frank Dobie
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Published in 1929, A Vaquero of the Brush Country began J. Frank Dobie's long legacy of books telling the tales of the Southwest, sometimes with veracity, other times, with a wink, capturing the spirit of the yarns as they were spun to him.

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